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Greg Holland

28-Year-Old Pitcher – Kansas City Royals

2014 Stats

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1-2

ERA

1.77

WHIP

0.98

K

54

SV

25

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

While Holland looked impressive during the latter half of the 2012 season after finally being handed the closer's job, his 2013 campaign looked even better. The season opened a bit on the rocky side, ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 205   DOB: 11/20/1985   BORN: Marion, NC   COLLEGE: Western Carolina   DRAFTED: 10th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Greg Holland Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $4.675 million contract with the Royals in February of 2014, avoiding arbitration.

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Holland threw a 1-2-3 ninth inning Wednesday against the White Sox, striking out two on his way to picking up save No. 26 on the season.

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Greg Holland Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2007 21 R IDA 22 0 0 33.7 28 13 1 37 15 6 1 6 3.48 1.28
2008 22 A WIL 32 7 0 84.1 70 32 4 96 35 4 5 4 3.42 1.25
2009 23 AA NWA 29 0 0 45.3 46 16 2 49 19 3 2 8 3.18 1.43
2009 23 AAA OMA 6 0 0 9.0 12 7 2 1 5 1 1 2 7.00 1.89
2010 24 AAA OMA 36 0 0 56.2 40 24 3 60 30 3 3 3 0 0 3.81 1.25
2010 24 MAJ KC 15 0 0 18.7 23 14 3 23 8 0 1 0 0 0 6.75 1.66
2011 25 AAA OMA 13 0 0 21.2 13 5 1 27 11 2 0 2 0 0 2.08 1.13
2011 25 MAJ KC 46 0 0 60.0 37 12 3 74 19 5 1 4 2 18 1.80 0.93
2012 26 AA NOR 2 2 0 2.0 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.00 0.50
2012 26 MAJ KC 67 0 0 67.0 58 22 2 91 34 7 4 16 4 9 2.96 1.37
2013 27 MAJ KC 68 0 0 67.0 40 9 3 103 18 2 1 47 3 1 1.21 0.87
2014 28 MAJ KC 37 0 0 35.7 25 7 3 54 10 1 2 25 1 0 1.77 0.98
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3-Year Averages     60 0 0 64.7 45 14 2 89 23 4 2 22 3 9 1.95 1.05
Career  (View All)     233 0 0 248.3 183 64 14 345 89 15 9 92 2.32 1.10

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Greg Holland Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Jul. 22 @CWS 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.77 0.98
Jul. 13 Det 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.82 0.98
Jul. 9 @TB 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.87 1.01
Jul. 2 @Min 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.93 1.04
Jun. 29 LAA 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 1.99 1.04
Jun. 27 LAA 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.05 1.08
Jun. 23 LAD 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.12 1.11
Jun. 20 Sea 1.0 3 2 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 1.88 1.12
Jun. 18 @Det 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.30 0.98
Jun. 15 @CWS 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 - 1 0 0 1.35 0.98
Jun. 11 Cle 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.40 0.94
Jun. 8 NYY 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 - 1 0 0 1.46 0.97
Jun. 5 StL 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 - 1 0 0 1.52 0.97
Jun. 4 StL 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.59 0.97
Jun. 3 @StL 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.66 1.02
May. 29 @Tor 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.74 1.06
May. 28 Hou 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.83 1.07
May. 24 @LAA 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.93 1.13
May. 21 CWS 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.04 1.19
May. 18 Bal 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.16 1.14
May. 17 Bal 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.25 1.19
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
3.0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0-0 2 0 0 0.00 0.33
Last 30 Days
9 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
9.0 6 3 3 2 3 14 0 0 0 1-1 5 0 0 3.00 1.00
Last 60 Days
21 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
20.7 12 3 3 2 7 32 0 3 0 1-1 15 0 0 1.31 0.92

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Greg Holland Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20147222714002.215
2013142551322412.172
2012125381521810.194

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20146331310201.167
201311348518211.168
2012164531937422.264

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201420.7121531722.181.06
201337.0202355510.730.76
201237.36310481212.411.18

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201414.0001022311.290.86
201330.00124481321.801.00
201229.7116432213.641.62
Greg Holland Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2007 21 R IDA 22 0 33.7 9.89 4.01 2.47 0.27 71.4% 3.48 2.81 .318
2008 22 A WIL 32 7 84.1 10.27 3.75 2.74 0.43 72.3% 3.42 2.78 .319
2009 23 AA NWA 29 0 45.3 9.73 3.77 2.58 0.40 77.8% 3.18 2.87 .358
2009 23 AAA OMA 6 0 9.0 1.00 5.00 0.20 2.00 66.7% 7.00 7.87 .291
2010 24 AAA OMA 36 0 56.2 9.61 4.80 2.00 0.48 68.7% 3.81 3.36 .273
2010 24 MAJ KC 15 0 18.7 11.09 3.86 2.88 1.45 1.00 60.7% 95.8 MPH 6.75 4.11 .403
2011 25 AAA OMA 13 0 21.2 11.46 4.67 2.45 0.42 82.6% 2.08 2.82 .268
2011 25 MAJ KC 46 0 60.0 11.10 2.85 3.89 0.45 1.19 83% 94.9 MPH 1.80 2.38 .263
2012 26 AA NOR 2 2 2.0 13.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 0.20 .275
2012 26 MAJ KC 67 0 67.0 12.22 4.57 2.68 0.27 1.18 77.8% 96.1 MPH 2.96 2.39 .364
2013 27 MAJ KC 68 0 67.0 13.84 2.42 5.72 0.40 1.20 89.1% 96.1 MPH 1.21 1.51 .301
2014 28 MAJ KC 37 0 35.7 13.63 2.52 5.40 0.76 1.52 87.5% 95.9 MPH 1.77 2.11 .321
Next 7 Days     0 0 2.6 13.45 2.80 4.81 0.47 79.3% 2.35 1.82 .346
Rest Of Season     0 0 24.0 13.45 2.78 4.84 0.45 79.2% 2.35 1.79 .346
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3-Year Averages     60 0 64.7 12.39 3.20 3.87 0.28 81.8% 1.95 1.92 .315
Career     233 0 248.3 12.50 3.23 3.88 0.51 80.6% 2.32 2.27 .322

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2014 Stat Review for Greg Holland    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2013 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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5.40 K/BB
ELITE
13.63 K/9
ELITE
2.52 BB/9
GOOD
95.9 MPH Fastball
GREAT
0.8 HR/9
WEAK
1.52 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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1.77 ERA
ELITE
0.98 WHIP
GREAT
2.11 FIP
ELITE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.321 BABIP
HIGH
87.5% Strand Rate
HIGH

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Greg Holland: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Holland pitched a scoreless ninth inning Tuesday, allowing one hit and striking out one batter in a non-save situation in the Royals' 7-1 win over the White Sox.

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Holland picked up his 25th save of the season Sunday in a win over Detroit, pitching a perfect ninth while striking out one.

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Holland struck out two in a scoreless ninth inning Wednesday against the Rays to pick up save No. 24 on the season.

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Holland tossed a scoreless ninth inning with two strikeouts Sunday against the Angels, picking up his first win of the season.

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Holland notched his 23rd save of the season Friday, striking out the side in the ninth inning of an 8-6 win over the Angels.

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Holland allowed a hit and struck out one in a scoreless ninth inning Wednesday against the Pirates to pick up his 21st save of the season.

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Holland allowed a hit and walked a batter, striking out one in a scoreless ninth inning against the White Sox on Sunday to earn his 20th save of the season.

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Holland allowed one hit and struck out one over a scoreless ninth inning Sunday against the Yankees, picking up save No. 18 on the season.

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Holland tossed a scoreless inning with two strikeouts Wednesday against the Cardinals.

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Holland nailed down his 16th save of the season by throwing a perfect ninth inning in the Royals' 8-7 win over the Cardinals on Tuesday.

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Holland pitched a scoreless 10th inning at Toronto on Thursday to notch his 15th save of the season.

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Holland pitched a scoreless ninth inning with a strikeout in Wednesday's 9-3 loss to the Astros.

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Holland struck out a pair during the 13th inning Saturday night to earn his 14th save of the year.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

With Joakim Soria out for the season, Holland was prepared to open the year competing for the team's vacant closer role. After a shaky start, Holland was diagnosed with a rib stress fracture and landed on the DL for a month towards the end of April. His return was impressive as he went on to post a 2.16 ERA with 46 strikeouts over 33.1 innings, earning him the closer job after the July 31 trade deadline. He continued to dominate out of the bullpen and by the end of the year, was 7-4 with 16 saves, a 2.96 ERA and 91 strikeouts over 67 innings. Even more impressive was the uptick in velocity he saw as his fastball was regularly clocked at 96 mph. He will open the 2013 season as the Royals' closer and should prove to be a valuable fantasy asset.

2012

Holland was arguably the best pitcher on the Royals' roster in 2011 and has shown the potential to be a closer at some point down the road. Perhaps most impressive, in his 46 appearances last season, he only had one outing where he allowed two runs or more and even then, he struck out four of the nine batters he faced. A large part of his success is due to his slider, which graded out as the best in the game last season among all relievers by some metrics. With Jonathan Broxton now in the mix, it will be tougher for Holland to factor into late-game situations, but his stuff is good enough to make him relevant no matter what his role in 2012.

2011

The obvious contribution Holland makes is in the strikeout department. He has posted a career 9.6 K/9IP mark in more than 200 career minor league innings and whiffed 11 batters per nine during his brief major league debut last season. Those strikeouts are nice, but a high walk rate does a lot to negate its influence. Look for Holland to see action in low-leverage situations, at least initially, if he makes the Opening Day roster.